The gap between the real economy and prophecies of doom after the stock market collapse and debt crisis worsens. This is evident for example in Handelsbanken's strongman, Sverker Martin-Löf, in an interview in Dagens Industri believe that Finance Minister Anders Borg gives an overly gloomy picture of the economic situation. 

According to Sverker Martin-Löf affected its operations very marginally affected by stock market slump, but he calls at the same time more forceful measures to resolve the debt crisis than what politicians has performed so far.